Dr. Toni G. Cesta

Area Of Expertise : care and community case management
20 Years Of Experience
Training Industry : Hospital & Healthcare

Toni G. Cesta, Ph.D., RN, FAAN is Partner and Health Care Consultant in Case Management Concepts, LLC, a consulting company which assists institutions in designing, implementing and evaluating acute care and community case management models, providing on-site education to case management staff, and strategies for assisting health care organizations in improving their case management department’s efficiency and effectiveness.

The author of nine books, and a frequently sought after speaker, lecturer and consultant, Dr. Cesta is considered one of the primary thought leaders in the field of case management.

Dr. Cesta writes a monthly column called “Case Management Insider” in the Hospital Case Management journal in which she shares insights and information on current issues and trends in case management.

Prior to her current work as a case management consultant, Dr. Cesta was Senior Vice President – Operational Efficiency and Capacity Management at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. She was responsible for case management, social work, discharge planning, utilization management, denial management, bed management, the patient navigator program, the clinical documentation improvement program and systems process improvement.  Prior to her position as Senior Vice President at Lutheran Medical Center, Dr. Cesta has held positions as Corporate Vice President for Patient Flow Optimization at the North Shore – Long Island Jewish Health System and Director of Case Management, Saint Vincents Catholic Medical Centers of New York, in New York City and also designed and implemented a Master’s of Nursing in Case Management  Program and Post-Master’s Certificate Program in Case Management at Pace University in Pleasantville, New York.  Dr. Cesta completed seven years as a Commissioner for the Commission for Case Manager Certification.

Dr. Cesta has presented topics on case management at national and international conferences and workshops.  Her books include “Nursing Case Management: From Essentials to Advanced Practice Applications”, “The Case Manager’s Survival Guide: Winning Strategies in the New Healthcare Environment”, “The Case Manager’s Survival Guide: Winning Strategies for Clinical Practice”, “Survival Strategies for Nurses in Managed Care” and “Core Skills for Hospital Case Managers”.

 

 

 

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Live Webinar

The CMS Efficiency Measure: Your Role as an RN or Social Work Case Manager

As one of the elements of health care reform, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has implemented a course of action aimed at bringing Medicare to a break-even budget.The elements that we are now familiar with include the ‘ ...

  • Basic
  • 60 Mins
  • Feb 18, 2020
Live Webinar

Physician and Case Manager Collaboration - Aligning with Physicians, Physician Advisers, ED Physicians and other Stakeholders

  Physicians are key in case management departments that achieve optimal outcomes.Certainly, the key physician roles are the physician advisor and the hospitalist. This webinar will focus on these two roles specifically, as well as the rol ...

  • Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
  • Mar 05, 2020
Recorded Webinar

Transitions in Care: Best Practice Strategies for Aligning Acute and Post-Acute Providers

Transitional planning is a process that ensures that patients have the best outcomes as they move through the continuum of care.  It has become much more than just the movement of the patient out of the hospital. It is a “process” that star ...

  • Basic & Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Access Point Case Management - Managing the 2 Midnight Rule, Length of Stay and Denials

Access point case managers reside in emergency departments, admitting offices and transfer centers. Among their roles is to ensure that patients are placed in the right level of care upon admission. With the advent of the 2 midnight rule, t ...

  • Basic & Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Case Management Across the Continuum: Acute Care and Community Finally Meet

Integrating case management across the continuum requires that hospitals and post-acute providers think like an Accountable Care Organization even if they aren’t one.This kind of thinking requires that patients remain the center of the whee ...

  • Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
On-Demand Webinar

Integrating the Roles of the Social Worker and RN Case Manager for Best Practice Across the Continuum of Care

This program will discuss the Standards of Practice for social workers and nurse case managers as defined by the Case Management Society of America as they were updated in 2016. We will then apply those Standards to the contemporary roles o ...

  • Basic
  • 60 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Care Coordination - The Forgotten Role of the RN and Social Worker Case Manager

Care coordination is one of the four key roles that hospital case managers and social workers perform. The other roles include utilization management, discharge planning, and resource management. It is integral to managing cost and length o ...

  • Basic & Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Avoidable Delay Management : How to Optimize your Length of Stay

This webinar will focus on the role of the case manager in identifying avoidable delays. Capturing avoidable delays is the process used to ensure that patients experience good flow through the hospital stay and that delays are reduced or el ...

  • Basic & Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Case Management: Find and Fix Your 2019 Compliance Gaps

As case managers we must be aware of the myriad of compliance issues that we must adhere to in our daily practice. Never has this been more important to our work as case managers then it is now.Our ability to remain compliant has become an ...

  • Basic & Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Make Your Interdisciplinary Care Rounds State of the Art

This webinar will identify the key stakeholders needed for effective interdisciplinary rounds.It will review the best practice rounding processes including scripting and time management. Following this we will discuss how to hardwire your r ...

  • Basic & Intermediate
  • 60 Mins